Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 76,904 12,460
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 53.7 4.4
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 5.5% 5.3%
5-14 years 12.8% 12.1%
15-19 years 6.2% 5.9%
20-24 years 4.7% 5.3%
25-34 years 9.1% 8.6%
35-44 years 12.6% 10.1%
45-54 years 14.3% 13.4%
55-64 years 15.3% 14.5%
65-74 years 12.1% 13.4%
75-84 years 5.3% 8.0%
85 years and over 2.1% 3.5%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 4,232 661
5-14 years 9,837 1,505
15-19 years 4,769 739
20-24 years 3,631 655
25-34 years 6,985 1,071
35-44 years 9,687 1,261
45-54 years 10,982 1,663
55-64 years 11,758 1,812
65-74 years 9,280 1,673
75-84 years 4,107 996
85 years and over 1,630 433
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 44 47
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 1,823 984
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 2.4% 7.9%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 78.1% 84.5%
Born Elsewhere 16.8% 6.1%
Language spoken at home: English only 89.3% 89%
Language spoken at home: Other language 6.1% 2.6%
Australian citizen 90.1% 90.3%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 60,029 10,532
Born Elsewhere 12,954 754
Language spoken at home: English only 68,689 11,090
Language spoken at home: Other language 4,707 323
Australian citizen 69,282 11,246
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 49.1% 47.4%
Separated 3.1% 4.0%
Divorced 10.5% 10.0%
Widowed 5.4% 8.2%
Never married 31.8% 30.4%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 30,869 4,884
Separated 1,969 409
Divorced 6,607 1,034
Widowed 3,414 843
Never married 19,978 3,138
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 26.4% 35.6%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 0.9%
Chinese 0.9% 0.4%
Croatian 0.3% 0.2%
Dutch 1.5% 0.7%
English 30.6% 31.4%
Filipino 0.3% 0.2%
French 0.6% 0.3%
German 3.3% 2.7%
Greek 0.6% 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4% 0.1%
Indian 0.4% 0.2%
Irish 11.2% 8.7%
Italian 1.7% 0.9%
Korean 0.1% 0.0%
Lebanese 0.2% 0.1%
Macedonian 0.0% 0%
Maltese 0.7% 0.4%
Maori 0.1% 0.2%
New Zealander 0.6% 0.4%
Polish 0.8% 0.2%
Russian 0.4% 0.1%
Scottish 8.6% 7.1%
Serbian 0.1% 0.0%
South African 0.2% 0.1%
Spanish 0.4% 0.1%
Sri Lankan 0.1% 0.0%
Turkish 0.0% 0.0%
Vietnamese 0.2% 0.0%
Welsh 0.8% 0.3%
Others 5.0% 2.1%
Ancestry not stated 3.4% 6.3%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 29,668 5,918
Australian Aboriginal 261 148
Chinese 1,014 68
Croatian 354 29
Dutch 1,630 111
English 34,456 5,213
Filipino 381 25
French 615 47
German 3,716 446
Greek 662 62
Hungarian 465 21
Indian 411 27
Irish 12,568 1,449
Italian 1,963 144
Korean 100 4
Lebanese 235 16
Macedonian 40 0
Maltese 768 71
Maori 158 29
New Zealander 718 59
Polish 862 35
Russian 412 9
Scottish 9,665 1,182
Serbian 102 7
South African 267 17
Spanish 400 22
Sri Lankan 101 3
Turkish 40 3
Vietnamese 172 3
Welsh 862 57
Others 5,670 344
Ancestry not stated 3,852 1,041
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.0%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.0% 0.2%
Arabic 0.2% 0.1%
Bengali 0.0% 0%
Cantonese 0.2% 0.1%
Croatian 0.1% 0.1%
Dutch 0.2% 0.1%
Filipino 0.1% 0.1%
French 0.3% 0.1%
Greek 0.3% 0.2%
German 0.5% 0.1%
Hindi 0.1% 0.0%
Indones 0.1% 0%
Italian 0.4% 0.1%
Japanese 0.2% 0.0%
Korean 0.1% 0.1%
Language spoken at home not stated 4.6% 8.4%
Mandarin 0.4% 0.3%
Maltese 0.1% 0.0%
Macedonian 0.0% 0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.0% 0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.0% 0%
Other Chinese 0.0% 0%
Other languages 1.2% 0.6%
Punjabi 0.0% 0.1%
Persian 0.0% 0%
Polish 0.2% 0.0%
Russian 0.2% 0.0%
Samoan 0.0% 0%
Serbian 0.0% 0%
Sinhale 0.0% 0.1%
Spanish 0.5% 0.0%
Tagalog 0.1% 0.1%
Tamil 0.0% 0%
Thai 0.2% 0.0%
Turkish 0.0% 0%
Urdu 0.0% 0%
Vietnamese 0.2% 0.1%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 45 5
Australian Indigenous Languages 27 28
Arabic 129 17
Bengali 6 0
Cantonese 134 10
Croatian 75 13
Dutch 158 10
Filipino 49 10
French 236 7
Greek 223 23
German 419 14
Hindi 79 3
Indones 88 0
Italian 276 16
Japanese 137 3
Korean 92 6
Language spoken at home not stated 3,507 1,046
Mandarin 274 43
Maltese 44 4
Macedonian 5 0
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 32 0
Other Indo-Aryan languages 19 0
Other Chinese 19 0
Other languages 943 69
Punjabi 19 10
Persian 29 0
Polish 182 3
Russian 154 4
Samoan 13 0
Serbian 21 0
Sinhale 7 7
Spanish 396 5
Tagalog 88 16
Tamil 16 0
Thai 120 3
Turkish 12 0
Urdu 13 0
Vietnamese 125 9
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area Blue Mountains, NSW, Local Government Area Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 1.3% 0.5% 1,018 58
Christianity Anglican 17.0% 26.1% 13,094 3,258
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0.0% 0% 6 0
Christianity Baptist 2.7% 1.4% 2,055 170
Christianity Brethren 0.3% 1.2% 227 154
Christianity Catholic 19.7% 29.0% 15,171 3,612
Christianity Church Christ 0.1% 0% 87 0
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 0.7% 0.3% 553 37
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.4% 0.9% 291 117
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.2% 0.4% 172 52
Christianity Lutheran 0.3% 0.2% 251 22
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.0% 0% 33 0
Christianity Other Protestant 0.4% 0.2% 284 26
Christianity Pentecostal 1.1% 0.6% 874 72
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 2.7% 5.0% 2,098 622
Christianity Salvation Army 0.2% 0.4% 171 43
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0.1% 157 12
Christianity Uniting Church 2.9% 4.2% 2,229 518
Christianity, nfd 3.0% 2.2% 2,265 268
Christianity Othr Christian 0.2% 0.1% 118 14
Hinduism 0.3% 0.1% 218 14
Islam 0.2% 0.0% 187 3
Judaism 0.2% 0.0% 156 3
Other Religions 0.6% 0.4% 494 50
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 36.7% 16.9% 28,221 2,106
Religious affiliation not stated 8.4% 9.9% 6,471 1,231

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS